Community campaigner Lynn Jeffries went into diabetic coma while in car

York Press: Lynn Jeffries who lay unconscious for about a week in a diabetic coma Lynn Jeffries who lay unconscious for about a week in a diabetic coma

A COMMUNITY campaigner has told how she fought back from the brink of death after falling into a coma at the wheel of her car.

Lynn Jeffries, a disability advocate and city councillor, lay unconscious for about a week in a diabetic coma and spent six weeks in total in York Hospital, but is now recovering well.

Medics feared for her life and even contacted her designated next of kin, a friend living in Australia.

Coun Jeffries, 56, slipped into a coma on September 8 while sitting at the wheel of her stationary car outside her home in Shipton Road.

She had not been driving but thinks she had gone down to collect something from the car.

She remembers little about what happened next, but believes she lay unconscious in the car all night before being spotted the next morning and rushed to hospital.She remained in a coma in intensive care for a week. When she came around, she said, medics “kept telling me I’m lucky to be alive.” She stayed in hospital for six weeks altogether.

Coun Jeffries, who has suffered from type 1, insulin-dependent diabetes for 25 years, said she remembered feeling unwell in the preceding days.

“I was feeling a bit low, and I’m usually quite lively.”

She put it down to the strain of resigning from the Labour group on City of York Council a few weeks earlier.

She said: “I did find that quite stressful.”

She has normally been good at keeping her diabetes under control, she said, and never slipped into a coma before. But before becoming ill, her blood sugar monitor had broken so she was unable to check her blood sugar levels.

“I’ve got a new one, now”, she said. When she left hospital on November 2, Coun Jeffries was moved into council-run supported accommodation at Barstow House, which has a warden call service.

But the long-standing campaigner, who has been partially disabled herself since a skiing accident in 1992, said she was determined to continue to represent Westfield residents.

She has already been to a number of residents’ and community meetings, travelling by bus or taxi because she is unable to drive until she has heard from DVLA.

“But I’m very definitely back," she said. “I've had fantastic support, and I’m looking forward to getting on with it.”

She plans to fight her Westfield seat at the next election, this time as an independent, and she hopes to hold a meeting to encourage more independent candidates to stand.

“That does seem to be what people would like – somebody that will represent the people voting for them,” she said.

Council leader James Alexander said he was delighted to hear Coun Jeffries was out of hospital and recovering.

The Labour group had sent a card to wish her well in hospital. “We look forward to her contributions as a councillor again once she is fully recovered,” he said.

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11:59am Sat 24 Nov 12

dogcapp says...

A very lucky lady indeed, but silly for relying purely on her monitor.There are other ways to know about sugar levels.
A very lucky lady indeed, but silly for relying purely on her monitor.There are other ways to know about sugar levels. dogcapp
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12:49pm Sat 24 Nov 12

Sillybillies says...

dogcapp says...
11:59am Sat 24 Nov 12
A very lucky lady indeed, but silly for relying purely on her monitor.There are other ways to know about sugar levels.

Such as?
[quote]dogcapp says... 11:59am Sat 24 Nov 12 A very lucky lady indeed, but silly for relying purely on her monitor.There are other ways to know about sugar levels.[/quote] Such as? Sillybillies
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2:59pm Sat 24 Nov 12

anistasia says...

Good to see all turned out well and nobody was injured as a diabetic myself I know all the tests you have to go through to keep your licence.I have never had hypo or hyper no fainting nothing but still have all the dvla tests.hope you can continue and you get back on the road but you and dvla must feel you are ok to still drive.all the best.
Good to see all turned out well and nobody was injured as a diabetic myself I know all the tests you have to go through to keep your licence.I have never had hypo or hyper no fainting nothing but still have all the dvla tests.hope you can continue and you get back on the road but you and dvla must feel you are ok to still drive.all the best. anistasia
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4:52pm Sat 24 Nov 12

amykathleen2005 says...

dogcapp wrote:
A very lucky lady indeed, but silly for relying purely on her monitor.There are other ways to know about sugar levels.
If you have hypoglycemic unawareness she would not have realized if she had a low blood sugar. The article doesn't specify low or high.
[quote][p][bold]dogcapp[/bold] wrote: A very lucky lady indeed, but silly for relying purely on her monitor.There are other ways to know about sugar levels.[/p][/quote]If you have hypoglycemic unawareness she would not have realized if she had a low blood sugar. The article doesn't specify low or high. amykathleen2005
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7:37pm Sat 24 Nov 12

Thisisme says...

Dont come on here with your trivia, you clearly are a Cllr and clearly frightened of those in charge! The facts are she is a Cllr who nearly died and now she is back and wants her constituents to know she is still representing them.
Good luck to her, the only one brave enough to speak out against the shambolic management of the council!!
Dont come on here with your trivia, you clearly are a Cllr and clearly frightened of those in charge! The facts are she is a Cllr who nearly died and now she is back and wants her constituents to know she is still representing them. Good luck to her, the only one brave enough to speak out against the shambolic management of the council!! Thisisme
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8:29pm Sat 24 Nov 12

Cllr Paul Doughty says...

It's great to have Lynn back. We do not always agree on everything politically but her integrity and commitment can never be questioned. She's a great character and Westfield residents can be assured that she will have their best interests at heart.
It's great to have Lynn back. We do not always agree on everything politically but her integrity and commitment can never be questioned. She's a great character and Westfield residents can be assured that she will have their best interests at heart. Cllr Paul Doughty
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9:07pm Sat 24 Nov 12

Back and Beyond says...

Just shows what a dangerous condition she was in behind the wheel of a car, must be especially hard knowing she could lose her licence.
Just shows what a dangerous condition she was in behind the wheel of a car, must be especially hard knowing she could lose her licence. Back and Beyond
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9:21pm Sat 24 Nov 12

bigshinydog@gmail.com says...

That's what I find funny about politics, instead of bringing communities together, they drive communities apart.

I feel sorry for genuine sufferers of diabetes, I know someone who is visually impaired as a result of diabetes. Very sad.
That's what I find funny about politics, instead of bringing communities together, they drive communities apart. I feel sorry for genuine sufferers of diabetes, I know someone who is visually impaired as a result of diabetes. Very sad. bigshinydog@gmail.com
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10:01pm Sat 24 Nov 12

sponge says...

Just to put my two penneth in, this is not how it was at all I'm afraid you've had the wool pulled over your eyes. And no i don't work for the council either
Just to put my two penneth in, this is not how it was at all I'm afraid you've had the wool pulled over your eyes. And no i don't work for the council either sponge
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10:04pm Sat 24 Nov 12

sponge says...

Thisisme wrote:
Dont come on here with your trivia, you clearly are a Cllr and clearly frightened of those in charge! The facts are she is a Cllr who nearly died and now she is back and wants her constituents to know she is still representing them.
Good luck to her, the only one brave enough to speak out against the shambolic management of the council!!
if only you knew!!
[quote][p][bold]Thisisme[/bold] wrote: Dont come on here with your trivia, you clearly are a Cllr and clearly frightened of those in charge! The facts are she is a Cllr who nearly died and now she is back and wants her constituents to know she is still representing them. Good luck to her, the only one brave enough to speak out against the shambolic management of the council!![/p][/quote]if only you knew!! sponge
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3:29am Sun 25 Nov 12

anistasia says...

She could be free of any diabetic problems for years then one bad turn she may of felt safe to drive and did so there are rules for driving with diabetes.it's just unlucky she was driving at the time.if it happened elsewhere it would not of got any attention.she could lose her licence through medial conditions .but that does not take away your ability to do your job.
She could be free of any diabetic problems for years then one bad turn she may of felt safe to drive and did so there are rules for driving with diabetes.it's just unlucky she was driving at the time.if it happened elsewhere it would not of got any attention.she could lose her licence through medial conditions .but that does not take away your ability to do your job. anistasia
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6:47am Sun 25 Nov 12

Thisisme says...

Read the article properly - it says she was NOT driving and getting something out of the car !
Those of you who say this is not the truth then you you must have been there were you??
Read the article properly - it says she was NOT driving and getting something out of the car ! Those of you who say this is not the truth then you you must have been there were you?? Thisisme
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1:02pm Sun 25 Nov 12

York1900 says...

dogcapp wrote:
A very lucky lady indeed, but silly for relying purely on her monitor.There are other ways to know about sugar levels.
I have seen were type 1, insulin-dependent diabetics have gone off in hospital when they have had there sugar levels checked by nurses there is some times no warning that the sugar level as gone up or down
[quote][p][bold]dogcapp[/bold] wrote: A very lucky lady indeed, but silly for relying purely on her monitor.There are other ways to know about sugar levels.[/p][/quote]I have seen were type 1, insulin-dependent diabetics have gone off in hospital when they have had there sugar levels checked by nurses there is some times no warning that the sugar level as gone up or down York1900
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3:43pm Sun 25 Nov 12

lezyork1966 says...

everyone has a different point for bad things happening, I was working with a blood sugar of 28 and never knew i was diabetic but a guy had is meter out at a burger van and i asked for a go!

next day at doctors I argued with the practice nurse for 15 minutes before she agreed to test me and i was at 24, immediately sent home with a load of a pills and it took me nearly a week to get down to a normal 6ish

The guy with the meter didnt believe the readings as he says if his gets over 14/15 he is so sick feeling and dizzy etc he cant do much

just goes to show, not everyone reacts same way.

by the way if your entering a **** competition, find a diabetic, metformin will make you a winner...
everyone has a different point for bad things happening, I was working with a blood sugar of 28 and never knew i was diabetic but a guy had is meter out at a burger van and i asked for a go! next day at doctors I argued with the practice nurse for 15 minutes before she agreed to test me and i was at 24, immediately sent home with a load of a pills and it took me nearly a week to get down to a normal 6ish The guy with the meter didnt believe the readings as he says if his gets over 14/15 he is so sick feeling and dizzy etc he cant do much just goes to show, not everyone reacts same way. by the way if your entering a **** competition, find a diabetic, metformin will make you a winner... lezyork1966
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7:35pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Brabus says...

It appears someone on here has a truer version of this story to tell but is perhaps being gagged by a Councillor and his/her posts are being removed.

Would it be wrong to suggest that Ms Jeffries version of events isn't entirely correct ?
It appears someone on here has a truer version of this story to tell but is perhaps being gagged by a Councillor and his/her posts are being removed. Would it be wrong to suggest that Ms Jeffries version of events isn't entirely correct ? Brabus
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9:46pm Sun 25 Nov 12

Omega Point says...

"by the way if your entering a **** competition, find a diabetic, metformin will make you a winner...”

Way to go, encourage people to take medication they are not presrcribed. Idiot
"by the way if your entering a **** competition, find a diabetic, metformin will make you a winner...” Way to go, encourage people to take medication they are not presrcribed. Idiot Omega Point
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6:18am Mon 26 Nov 12

yawn.. says...

Brabus wrote:
It appears someone on here has a truer version of this story to tell but is perhaps being gagged by a Councillor and his/her posts are being removed.

Would it be wrong to suggest that Ms Jeffries version of events isn't entirely correct ?
..more to this than meets the eye.. and yes, there have been a lot of comments removed. The comments weren't offensive, merely hinted that what the press have reported shoots wide of the mark regarding the truth of the matter, and this was suggested from 2 or 3 different sources.
[quote][p][bold]Brabus[/bold] wrote: It appears someone on here has a truer version of this story to tell but is perhaps being gagged by a Councillor and his/her posts are being removed. Would it be wrong to suggest that Ms Jeffries version of events isn't entirely correct ?[/p][/quote]..more to this than meets the eye.. and yes, there have been a lot of comments removed. The comments weren't offensive, merely hinted that what the press have reported shoots wide of the mark regarding the truth of the matter, and this was suggested from 2 or 3 different sources. yawn..
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8:48am Mon 26 Nov 12

atorycouncil2014 says...

yawn.. wrote:
Brabus wrote: It appears someone on here has a truer version of this story to tell but is perhaps being gagged by a Councillor and his/her posts are being removed. Would it be wrong to suggest that Ms Jeffries version of events isn't entirely correct ?
..more to this than meets the eye.. and yes, there have been a lot of comments removed. The comments weren't offensive, merely hinted that what the press have reported shoots wide of the mark regarding the truth of the matter, and this was suggested from 2 or 3 different sources.
One source posting under two different names. Cheap smearing and not prepared to back up anything.

If that's what you class as objective journalism I worry
[quote][p][bold]yawn..[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Brabus[/bold] wrote: It appears someone on here has a truer version of this story to tell but is perhaps being gagged by a Councillor and his/her posts are being removed. Would it be wrong to suggest that Ms Jeffries version of events isn't entirely correct ?[/p][/quote]..more to this than meets the eye.. and yes, there have been a lot of comments removed. The comments weren't offensive, merely hinted that what the press have reported shoots wide of the mark regarding the truth of the matter, and this was suggested from 2 or 3 different sources.[/p][/quote]One source posting under two different names. Cheap smearing and not prepared to back up anything. If that's what you class as objective journalism I worry atorycouncil2014
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9:30am Mon 26 Nov 12

Brabus says...

atorycouncil2014 wrote:
yawn.. wrote:
Brabus wrote: It appears someone on here has a truer version of this story to tell but is perhaps being gagged by a Councillor and his/her posts are being removed. Would it be wrong to suggest that Ms Jeffries version of events isn't entirely correct ?
..more to this than meets the eye.. and yes, there have been a lot of comments removed. The comments weren't offensive, merely hinted that what the press have reported shoots wide of the mark regarding the truth of the matter, and this was suggested from 2 or 3 different sources.
One source posting under two different names. Cheap smearing and not prepared to back up anything. If that's what you class as objective journalism I worry
The number of councillors defending this just adds to the fire that there's more to this story than meets the eye - there are many reasons why someone may want to maintain both their anonymity and identifiable details of what they know (medics/police etc) and maybe had Ms Jeffries kept quiet rather than seeking publicity people might not be attempting to out the truth

Of course it's too much to expect any of our local esteemed 'journalists' to do anything other than be a mouthpiece for the political views of the elected
[quote][p][bold]atorycouncil2014[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]yawn..[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Brabus[/bold] wrote: It appears someone on here has a truer version of this story to tell but is perhaps being gagged by a Councillor and his/her posts are being removed. Would it be wrong to suggest that Ms Jeffries version of events isn't entirely correct ?[/p][/quote]..more to this than meets the eye.. and yes, there have been a lot of comments removed. The comments weren't offensive, merely hinted that what the press have reported shoots wide of the mark regarding the truth of the matter, and this was suggested from 2 or 3 different sources.[/p][/quote]One source posting under two different names. Cheap smearing and not prepared to back up anything. If that's what you class as objective journalism I worry[/p][/quote]The number of councillors defending this just adds to the fire that there's more to this story than meets the eye - there are many reasons why someone may want to maintain both their anonymity and identifiable details of what they know (medics/police etc) and maybe had Ms Jeffries kept quiet rather than seeking publicity people might not be attempting to out the truth Of course it's too much to expect any of our local esteemed 'journalists' to do anything other than be a mouthpiece for the political views of the elected Brabus
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10:59am Mon 26 Nov 12

inthesticks says...

Brabus wrote:
atorycouncil2014 wrote:
yawn.. wrote:
Brabus wrote: It appears someone on here has a truer version of this story to tell but is perhaps being gagged by a Councillor and his/her posts are being removed. Would it be wrong to suggest that Ms Jeffries version of events isn't entirely correct ?
..more to this than meets the eye.. and yes, there have been a lot of comments removed. The comments weren't offensive, merely hinted that what the press have reported shoots wide of the mark regarding the truth of the matter, and this was suggested from 2 or 3 different sources.
One source posting under two different names. Cheap smearing and not prepared to back up anything. If that's what you class as objective journalism I worry
The number of councillors defending this just adds to the fire that there's more to this story than meets the eye - there are many reasons why someone may want to maintain both their anonymity and identifiable details of what they know (medics/police etc) and maybe had Ms Jeffries kept quiet rather than seeking publicity people might not be attempting to out the truth

Of course it's too much to expect any of our local esteemed 'journalists' to do anything other than be a mouthpiece for the political views of the elected
Spot on. I woke this morning wondering where I was, then I remembered - Russia.
[quote][p][bold]Brabus[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]atorycouncil2014[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]yawn..[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Brabus[/bold] wrote: It appears someone on here has a truer version of this story to tell but is perhaps being gagged by a Councillor and his/her posts are being removed. Would it be wrong to suggest that Ms Jeffries version of events isn't entirely correct ?[/p][/quote]..more to this than meets the eye.. and yes, there have been a lot of comments removed. The comments weren't offensive, merely hinted that what the press have reported shoots wide of the mark regarding the truth of the matter, and this was suggested from 2 or 3 different sources.[/p][/quote]One source posting under two different names. Cheap smearing and not prepared to back up anything. If that's what you class as objective journalism I worry[/p][/quote]The number of councillors defending this just adds to the fire that there's more to this story than meets the eye - there are many reasons why someone may want to maintain both their anonymity and identifiable details of what they know (medics/police etc) and maybe had Ms Jeffries kept quiet rather than seeking publicity people might not be attempting to out the truth Of course it's too much to expect any of our local esteemed 'journalists' to do anything other than be a mouthpiece for the political views of the elected[/p][/quote]Spot on. I woke this morning wondering where I was, then I remembered - Russia. inthesticks
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11:45am Mon 26 Nov 12

allforit says...

It saddens me to see some of these comments. I nursed Lynn when she was admitted to hospital. She was gravely ill and why anyone would want to suggest otherwise is beyond me. She is probably one of the best Councillors York has had and if that is the cause of these nasty comments then Lord help us.
Leave the politics out and just be glad she survived.
It saddens me to see some of these comments. I nursed Lynn when she was admitted to hospital. She was gravely ill and why anyone would want to suggest otherwise is beyond me. She is probably one of the best Councillors York has had and if that is the cause of these nasty comments then Lord help us. Leave the politics out and just be glad she survived. allforit
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4:00pm Mon 26 Nov 12

m dee says...

Brabus wrote:
atorycouncil2014 wrote:
yawn.. wrote:
Brabus wrote: It appears someone on here has a truer version of this story to tell but is perhaps being gagged by a Councillor and his/her posts are being removed. Would it be wrong to suggest that Ms Jeffries version of events isn't entirely correct ?
..more to this than meets the eye.. and yes, there have been a lot of comments removed. The comments weren't offensive, merely hinted that what the press have reported shoots wide of the mark regarding the truth of the matter, and this was suggested from 2 or 3 different sources.
One source posting under two different names. Cheap smearing and not prepared to back up anything. If that's what you class as objective journalism I worry
The number of councillors defending this just adds to the fire that there's more to this story than meets the eye - there are many reasons why someone may want to maintain both their anonymity and identifiable details of what they know (medics/police etc) and maybe had Ms Jeffries kept quiet rather than seeking publicity people might not be attempting to out the truth

Of course it's too much to expect any of our local esteemed 'journalists' to do anything other than be a mouthpiece for the political views of the elected
Brabus says.
The number of Councillors defending this just adds to the fire that there's more to this story than meets the eye - there are many reasons why someone may want to maintain both their anonymity and identifiable details of what they know (medics/police etc) and maybe had Ms Jeffries kept quiet rather than seeking publicity people might not be attempting to out the truth

It could also add to suspicions that certain Councillors may not be happy with the fact that the Ms Jeffries is not frightened to speak out in the way she did earlier and wish to find ways to discredit her.
[quote][p][bold]Brabus[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]atorycouncil2014[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]yawn..[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Brabus[/bold] wrote: It appears someone on here has a truer version of this story to tell but is perhaps being gagged by a Councillor and his/her posts are being removed. Would it be wrong to suggest that Ms Jeffries version of events isn't entirely correct ?[/p][/quote]..more to this than meets the eye.. and yes, there have been a lot of comments removed. The comments weren't offensive, merely hinted that what the press have reported shoots wide of the mark regarding the truth of the matter, and this was suggested from 2 or 3 different sources.[/p][/quote]One source posting under two different names. Cheap smearing and not prepared to back up anything. If that's what you class as objective journalism I worry[/p][/quote]The number of councillors defending this just adds to the fire that there's more to this story than meets the eye - there are many reasons why someone may want to maintain both their anonymity and identifiable details of what they know (medics/police etc) and maybe had Ms Jeffries kept quiet rather than seeking publicity people might not be attempting to out the truth Of course it's too much to expect any of our local esteemed 'journalists' to do anything other than be a mouthpiece for the political views of the elected[/p][/quote]Brabus says. The number of Councillors defending this just adds to the fire that there's more to this story than meets the eye - there are many reasons why someone may want to maintain both their anonymity and identifiable details of what they know (medics/police etc) and maybe had Ms Jeffries kept quiet rather than seeking publicity people might not be attempting to out the truth It could also add to suspicions that certain Councillors may not be happy with the fact that the Ms Jeffries is not frightened to speak out in the way she did earlier and wish to find ways to discredit her. m dee
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4:44pm Mon 26 Nov 12

Brabus says...

m dee wrote:
Brabus wrote:
atorycouncil2014 wrote:
yawn.. wrote:
Brabus wrote: It appears someone on here has a truer version of this story to tell but is perhaps being gagged by a Councillor and his/her posts are being removed. Would it be wrong to suggest that Ms Jeffries version of events isn't entirely correct ?
..more to this than meets the eye.. and yes, there have been a lot of comments removed. The comments weren't offensive, merely hinted that what the press have reported shoots wide of the mark regarding the truth of the matter, and this was suggested from 2 or 3 different sources.
One source posting under two different names. Cheap smearing and not prepared to back up anything. If that's what you class as objective journalism I worry
The number of councillors defending this just adds to the fire that there's more to this story than meets the eye - there are many reasons why someone may want to maintain both their anonymity and identifiable details of what they know (medics/police etc) and maybe had Ms Jeffries kept quiet rather than seeking publicity people might not be attempting to out the truth Of course it's too much to expect any of our local esteemed 'journalists' to do anything other than be a mouthpiece for the political views of the elected
Brabus says. The number of Councillors defending this just adds to the fire that there's more to this story than meets the eye - there are many reasons why someone may want to maintain both their anonymity and identifiable details of what they know (medics/police etc) and maybe had Ms Jeffries kept quiet rather than seeking publicity people might not be attempting to out the truth It could also add to suspicions that certain Councillors may not be happy with the fact that the Ms Jeffries is not frightened to speak out in the way she did earlier and wish to find ways to discredit her.
Oooh - don't you just love a good conspiracy theory
[quote][p][bold]m dee[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Brabus[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]atorycouncil2014[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]yawn..[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Brabus[/bold] wrote: It appears someone on here has a truer version of this story to tell but is perhaps being gagged by a Councillor and his/her posts are being removed. Would it be wrong to suggest that Ms Jeffries version of events isn't entirely correct ?[/p][/quote]..more to this than meets the eye.. and yes, there have been a lot of comments removed. The comments weren't offensive, merely hinted that what the press have reported shoots wide of the mark regarding the truth of the matter, and this was suggested from 2 or 3 different sources.[/p][/quote]One source posting under two different names. Cheap smearing and not prepared to back up anything. If that's what you class as objective journalism I worry[/p][/quote]The number of councillors defending this just adds to the fire that there's more to this story than meets the eye - there are many reasons why someone may want to maintain both their anonymity and identifiable details of what they know (medics/police etc) and maybe had Ms Jeffries kept quiet rather than seeking publicity people might not be attempting to out the truth Of course it's too much to expect any of our local esteemed 'journalists' to do anything other than be a mouthpiece for the political views of the elected[/p][/quote]Brabus says. The number of Councillors defending this just adds to the fire that there's more to this story than meets the eye - there are many reasons why someone may want to maintain both their anonymity and identifiable details of what they know (medics/police etc) and maybe had Ms Jeffries kept quiet rather than seeking publicity people might not be attempting to out the truth It could also add to suspicions that certain Councillors may not be happy with the fact that the Ms Jeffries is not frightened to speak out in the way she did earlier and wish to find ways to discredit her.[/p][/quote]Oooh - don't you just love a good conspiracy theory Brabus
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6:41pm Mon 26 Nov 12

atorycouncil2014 says...

m dee wrote:
Brabus wrote:
atorycouncil2014 wrote:
yawn.. wrote:
Brabus wrote: It appears someone on here has a truer version of this story to tell but is perhaps being gagged by a Councillor and his/her posts are being removed. Would it be wrong to suggest that Ms Jeffries version of events isn't entirely correct ?
..more to this than meets the eye.. and yes, there have been a lot of comments removed. The comments weren't offensive, merely hinted that what the press have reported shoots wide of the mark regarding the truth of the matter, and this was suggested from 2 or 3 different sources.
One source posting under two different names. Cheap smearing and not prepared to back up anything. If that's what you class as objective journalism I worry
The number of councillors defending this just adds to the fire that there's more to this story than meets the eye - there are many reasons why someone may want to maintain both their anonymity and identifiable details of what they know (medics/police etc) and maybe had Ms Jeffries kept quiet rather than seeking publicity people might not be attempting to out the truth

Of course it's too much to expect any of our local esteemed 'journalists' to do anything other than be a mouthpiece for the political views of the elected
Brabus says.
The number of Councillors defending this just adds to the fire that there's more to this story than meets the eye - there are many reasons why someone may want to maintain both their anonymity and identifiable details of what they know (medics/police etc) and maybe had Ms Jeffries kept quiet rather than seeking publicity people might not be attempting to out the truth

It could also add to suspicions that certain Councillors may not be happy with the fact that the Ms Jeffries is not frightened to speak out in the way she did earlier and wish to find ways to discredit her.
Spot on. Attempted smear campaign. And who would want to do that I wonder ........
[quote][p][bold]m dee[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Brabus[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]atorycouncil2014[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]yawn..[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Brabus[/bold] wrote: It appears someone on here has a truer version of this story to tell but is perhaps being gagged by a Councillor and his/her posts are being removed. Would it be wrong to suggest that Ms Jeffries version of events isn't entirely correct ?[/p][/quote]..more to this than meets the eye.. and yes, there have been a lot of comments removed. The comments weren't offensive, merely hinted that what the press have reported shoots wide of the mark regarding the truth of the matter, and this was suggested from 2 or 3 different sources.[/p][/quote]One source posting under two different names. Cheap smearing and not prepared to back up anything. If that's what you class as objective journalism I worry[/p][/quote]The number of councillors defending this just adds to the fire that there's more to this story than meets the eye - there are many reasons why someone may want to maintain both their anonymity and identifiable details of what they know (medics/police etc) and maybe had Ms Jeffries kept quiet rather than seeking publicity people might not be attempting to out the truth Of course it's too much to expect any of our local esteemed 'journalists' to do anything other than be a mouthpiece for the political views of the elected[/p][/quote]Brabus says. The number of Councillors defending this just adds to the fire that there's more to this story than meets the eye - there are many reasons why someone may want to maintain both their anonymity and identifiable details of what they know (medics/police etc) and maybe had Ms Jeffries kept quiet rather than seeking publicity people might not be attempting to out the truth It could also add to suspicions that certain Councillors may not be happy with the fact that the Ms Jeffries is not frightened to speak out in the way she did earlier and wish to find ways to discredit her.[/p][/quote]Spot on. Attempted smear campaign. And who would want to do that I wonder ........ atorycouncil2014
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